My G,G, Grandfather Was Born In This Manor House - a Memory of Tarporley.

My G,G,Grandfather was born in this house on the 2nd of July 1864, his name was Joseph Burgess and his parents' names were Joseph and Lydia Burgess nee Brooke. Joseph Burgess emigrated to Australia at the age of 22 years, he came across on the French ship called the Gilcruix on the 13th of Oct 1886. His passage cost 14 pounds and he was in steerage. He married Rebekah Hawker from Altona, Victoria, Australia. They had four daughters and lived in Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria.


A memory shared by Joanne Scott on Mar 11th, 2008.
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Fri Nov 3rd 2017, at 10:04 pm
jmscottie66 commented:
Hi so what would your name be then ? Cheers Joanne
Tue Dec 29th 2015, at 8:34 pm
dcarters commented:
Photo 24 of 27 is NOT of St Helens Church, but of the Methodist Church on Tarporley High St.
Sun Apr 19th 2015, at 6:30 am
diedelman commented:
Hello
I am descended from Joseph Burgess. His daughter Mary is my grandmother. The house looks lovely!

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